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Tennis at the 1900 Paris Summer Games:

Women's Singles

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Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Sport Society of Puteaux Island, Puteaux
Date Started: July 6, 1900
Date Finished: July 11, 1900
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: GBR Charlotte Cooper
Silver: FRA Yvonne Prévost
Bronze: BOH Hedwiga Rosenbaumová
USA Marion Jones


The ladies’ singles was quite competitive. Among the players present were [Charlotte Cooper], who had won the singles at Wimbledon in 1895-96 and 1898; [Marion Jones], who was U.S. Champion in 1899 and 1902; [Hélène Prévost], noted to be the best female player in France; and [Hedwiga Rozenbaumová] of Bohemia, noted to be the second best lady player in Eastern Europe. All the matches were decided in straight sets, with Cooper defeating Jones, and Prévost defeating Rosenbaumová. In the final, Cooper easily prevailed to win the title.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Charlotte Cooper 29 Great Britain GBR Gold
2 Yvonne Prévost France FRA Silver
3T Marion Jones 20 United States USA Bronze
3T Hedwiga Rosenbaumová 35 Bohemia BOH Bronze
5T Marguerite Fourrier France FRA
5T Georgina Jones 17 United States USA